Assam

Let Barak valley be made a separate state: Assamese litterateur Nagen Saikia

Guwahati: Amid the ongoing language controversy in Assam, eminent Assamese litterateur and former president of the Asom Sahitya Sabha, Nagen Saikia called for the separation of Barak valley from Assam in order to reduce anti-Assamese sentiments. Addressing the media here…

First Passenger Train Via Electrified Territory Reaches Kamakhya From Delhi

Guwahati: In yet another landmark event, the first passenger train via electrified territory has reached Guwahati’s Kamakhya station from Delhi on Friday. Indian Railways in a major infrastructural boost operated the first passenger train with an electric locomotive till Kamakhya…

Assam Logs 315 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Guwahati: Assam on Friday registered 315 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the active caseload to 2,519. The positivity rate of the state has reached 0.81 per cent. The new cases have been detected out of 38,899 Covid-19 tests conducted in the last 24…

Pact between NRL and IGGL for streamlining pipeline laying process in Assam

Guwahati: A Right of Use (RoU) sharing agreement between Assam’s Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) and Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited (IGGL) has been signed for streamlining land acquisition and other matters related to optimal execution of pipeline laying work and efficiency…

Assam By-Polls: CM Sarma campaigns for Rupjyoti Kurmi in Mariani, promises development

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr.  Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday campaigned on behalf of Rupjyoti Kurmi in Mariani and announced Rs. 40 crore for the development of the Mariani Tea Garden line. The Chief Minister also promised arrangements for door-to-door water…

CM Sarma extends birthday greetings to Home Minister Amit Shah

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday greeted Home Minister Amit Shah on his 57th birthday.  Taking to his Twitter, CM Sarma wrote, “Heartiest wishes to Adarniya Union Home Minister Shri @AmitShah ji on your birthday. Your…

Assam logs 384 new COVID19 cases

Guwahati: Assam on Thursday registered 384 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the active caseload to 2,415. The positivity rate of the state has reached 0.61 per cent. The new cases have been detected out of 62,536 Covid-19 tests conducted in the last 24…

Assam: Two held with heroin worth Rs 4 crores while travelling in a bus

Guwahati: Anti-drug trafficking campaign is being continuously carried out by Karbi Anglong police. 586 grams of heroin was seized by Bokajan police from a public bus last night. According to police reports, checking post was set up in front of…

Assam: Nagaon Police arrests 3 minors for murdering 6-yr-old girl

Guwahati: Within 24 hours of the incident, Nagaon Police on Wednesday (October 20) arrested three minors aged between 8 and 11 years and an adult in connection with the murder of the minor girl who refused to watch pornographic clips…

Assam: 6-yr-old girl murdered by 3 juveniles for refusing to watch adult content

Guwahati: A 6-year-old minor girl was allegedly killed by three juveniles for refusing to watch adult content with them in Assam’s Nagaon district. Within 24 hours of the incident, Nagaon Police on Wednesday (October 20) arrested three minors aged between…

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